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John Scarlett Davis (1804 - 1845)

Lot 195: JOHN SCARLETT DAVIS 1804-1844

Sotheby's

December 8, 2005
London, United Kingdom

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Description

THE STEPS OF LA MAISON DE LA REINE BLANCHE, AUX GOBELINS, PARIS

THE STEPS OF LA MAISON DE LA REINE BLANCHE, AUX GOBELINS, PARIS

measurements note
26 by 20 cm., 10 1/4 by 8 in

inscribed l.l.: Palace le Rene - Blanche Paris/A summer residence of Blanche la Belle - 1299

coloured washes over pencil

PROVENANCE

Purchased from Leger Gallery, London, 1956

EXHIBITED

Winchester College, June 1963;
London, Albany Gallery, London to Paris 1820-1845, 16th November - 1st December 1972, no.22

NOTE

The present drawing depicts the town house of Blanche de Castille which was built in the sixteenth century between the Rue des Marmousets and the Rue St Hippolyte, Paris. The house was demolished in 1866

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